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Humberto Origenes Romero Porras

Swimming

Biography

Impairment information

Origin of Impairment
Congenital
Classification
S6, SB5

Further personal information

Residence
Guadalajara, MEX
Languages
Spanish
Higher education
History - University of Guadalajara: Mexico

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
He began swimming at age three months, and took up the sport competitively in 2006.
Why this sport?
He began swimming as a rehabilitation therapy.

International debut

Year
2015
Competing for
Mexico
Tournament
World Championships
Location
Glasgow, SCO

General interest

Most influential person in career
His coach. (Athlete, 18 Jul 2015)
Hero / Idol
Australian swimmer Ian Thorpe. (Athlete, 18 Jul 2015)
Sporting philosophy / motto
"Make things happen." (Athlete, 18 Jul 2015)
Impairment
He was born with spina bifida and has Arnold–Chiari malformation. (mural.com, 06 Sep 2015)

Results

Unit Date Rank
2015 IPC Swimming World Championships (Glasgow, Great Britain)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's 100 m Breaststroke SB5 Heat 2 2015-07-14 11
Rio 2016 Paralympic Games (Rio de Janeiro, Brazil)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's 100 m Breaststroke SB5 Heat 2 2016-09-11 5